Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 77 211 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 10.12% 11.12% 11.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.31% 12.30% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 184 213
Median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,543 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 681 1,715 1,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.49% 90.36% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 599 1,465 1,460
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,613 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 72 £42,500 -5.56% 19
West Wales -5 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) DevOps
3 29 (37.66%) Azure
4 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
6 18 (23.38%) HTML
6 18 (23.38%) Fintech
7 16 (20.78%) SQL
7 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
8 15 (19.48%) CSS
8 15 (19.48%) C#
9 14 (18.18%) .NET
9 14 (18.18%) Kubernetes
10 13 (16.88%) JIRA
11 12 (15.58%) Selenium
11 12 (15.58%) Web Services
11 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
12 11 (14.29%) BDD
13 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
13 10 (12.99%) Docker
13 10 (12.99%) Java
13 10 (12.99%) MVC
13 10 (12.99%) Sprint Planning
14 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
14 9 (11.69%) Kanban
14 9 (11.69%) Confluence
15 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (10.39%) SDLC
15 8 (10.39%) Degree

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Marvel
1 3 (3.90%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.66%) Azure
2 6 (7.79%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.19%) SaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) AWS
5 2 (2.60%) Trello
6 1 (1.30%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.30%) IaaS
6 1 (1.30%) npm
6 1 (1.30%) Serverless
6 1 (1.30%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) JIRA
2 12 (15.58%) Selenium
3 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (5.19%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.90%) Axure RP
9 3 (3.90%) Maven
9 3 (3.90%) Subversion
9 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.60%) Mocha
10 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.60%) Protractor
10 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Games
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Junior
6 5 (6.49%) Junior Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) CSS
3 14 (18.18%) .NET
4 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
4 12 (15.58%) Web Services
5 8 (10.39%) SOAP
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.79%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Core
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (5.19%) Java SE
8 4 (5.19%) Laravel
8 4 (5.19%) React
8 4 (5.19%) REST
8 4 (5.19%) Spring
9 3 (3.90%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (3.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 7 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) DevOps
3 24 (31.17%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.38%) Fintech
5 11 (14.29%) BDD
6 10 (12.99%) MVC
6 10 (12.99%) Sprint Planning
7 9 (11.69%) Kanban
7 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.39%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.09%) Web Development
10 6 (7.79%) Process Improvement
10 6 (7.79%) TDD
10 6 (7.79%) User Stories
11 5 (6.49%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (6.49%) Coaching
11 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.49%) OOP
11 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) C#
4 10 (12.99%) Java
5 6 (7.79%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) C
6 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.90%) Scala
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) ES6
9 1 (1.30%) ES7
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Terraform
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Grafana
4 1 (1.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) IBM
2 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.90%) Adobe
3 3 (3.90%) Crazy Egg
3 3 (3.90%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) Hotjar
4 2 (2.60%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.60%) Tableau
4 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.60%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Sparx
5 1 (1.30%) Spotify